Interviews

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Doris Day: Words And Music – 1946 – Barry Gray’s Nightclub – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

Barry Gray’s Nightclub – Featuring Doris Day (and others) – WOR, New York – February 5, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the sad news today of the passing of Doris Day, one of America’s legends and treasures, it would be difficult if not impossible to add anything...

Hollywood: A state of mind 0

March 30, 1951 – The Week That Was – A Hollywood State Of Mind.

March 30, 1951 – CBS Radio: Hear It Now with Edward R. Murrow – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 1951 – What this week sounded like in 1951, and a look at Hollywood at a crossroads. A week loaded with drama – from hearings on Organized Crime to...

Ivan Papinin 0

The First Polar Research Station – 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

Radio Moscow-CBS Radio – Broadcast from Moscow celebrating first Soviet Arctic Expedition to establish a drifting research station – March 23, 1938 – The crew of the first polar research station North Pole 1 consisted of four people: head of the expedition Ivan Papanin, hydrobiologist and oceanologist Pyotr Shirshov, astronomer...

Salvador Allende 0

A Conversation With Salvador Allende – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR Special Program – Conversation With Salvador Allende – June 18, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Since South America has come under scrutiny of late, more specifically Venezuela with the civil unrest currently going, I was reminded of another closely watched South American country, undergoing a series of...

Senator Ted Kennedy 0

March 6, 1966 – Senator Ted Kennedy On Meet The Press – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – Meet The Press – Senator Ted Kennedy – March 6, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 6, 1966 – it was a Sunday that year – and it was right in the middle of the Vietnam War. The war was escalating on a daily basis...

St. Lawrence Seaway history 2

A Seaway Named St. Lawrence – Proposals For A Waterway – 1946 – Past Daily Reference Room

Our Foreign Policy – Proposal For The St. Lawrence Seaway And Power Project – March 9, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The St. Lawrence Seaway, a 189-mile (306-kilometer) stretch of the Seaway between Montreal and Lake Ontario is recognized as one of the most challenging engineering feats in...

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LBJ: The Great Society And The 89th Congress – 1967 -Past Daily Reference Room

LBJ and The 89th Congress – CBS Radio: Capitol Cloakroom – January 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The crazy-quilt of Politics. In 1967 it was the end of the 89th Congress and the beginning of the 90th Congress. It was the Johnson Era – of groundbreaking legislation that...